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composed of the united states, sweden, norway, denmark, and canada who would care? what would be the point? the whole point of those bodies is to confront those countries whose behavior is problematic. you have to have the human rights violators in the human rights council, otherwisethere is no point. i think that is with the idea of some standards for performance should come in for who gets to sit on what body at the u.n. host: the united nations came into existence in 1945. the currentecretary general of the u.n. is -- albert on our republican line, go ahead. obama: why haven't the administration pulled the plug on colonialism? he had a shot to do his legacy in foreign policy but he has not spoken out against colonialism? could you explain that to me? guest: there is not much of it left. there are few countries left in the world under colonialism. he has talked to the united nations about the need to fd new ways of cooperation against transnational cooperative the threats. i think his argument at the united nations has been -- has been pretty compelling. his argument at the un, i think,
my -- the gingrich, the howard dean canada. we both like ideas, he is a medical doctor. i'm a historian. we like debating. i think part of us is fund -- i have a similar relationship with robert reischauer. we like bouncing things off of each other like ideas. >> your president in 2013. explain how you would structure the white house. which you surround yourself with? what kind of administration would you want to have? >> that's a very subtle and important question. i've gone back, reading a lot about lincoln. he comes into a very tiny government and has to fight the civil war. his background as an administrator is that he has been all lawyer. lincoln had the advantage that he was the only true genius to was the president and his learning curve was unbelievable. it is clear that government these days is dysfunctional. it does not work. it starts with your possession of the white house. i will tell you one story that bothers me. i was very fortunate to spend 20 years in the legislative branch. the bush administration was very generous and allowed me to work as a volunteer i
to canada as this category 3 storm draws closer. but forecasters now say the storms should weak ton a category 2 by the time it scrapes up against north carolina's outer banks later tonight and possibly down to a category 1 when it goes by or into massachusetts. nasa now has provided a new image of earl. the space agency reports it took this shot, just after midnight eastern time today and even though earl has lost some of the power since then, you can still get a sense of how enormous this storm is. hours ago, north carolina's governor warned folks in the storm's path it's time to evacuate because in her words, better safe than sorry. >> let me make this very clear to the people of north carolina. once the storm comes in, and it becomes serious, once it is at its worst point, we are not going to put any emergency worker in harm's way. and so if you think there is going to be a problem, evacuate now, but there will be nobody to answer that phone or to come up physically to your house from your local area until the brunt of the storm passes. >> shepard: and a lot of north carolinaens
on board was actually carrying explosives. the plane carrying 273 people was flying from canada to pakistan. passengers were evacuated from the plane to waiting buses at the airport. authorities stay a woman in canada phoned in the threat. the man in custody is a canadian citizen of pakistani descent. those explosives were found on him and swedish officials are now searching the airline jet. >> jamie: iranian president ahmadnejad now back home attending the u.n. assembly in new york. his visit not unexpectedly a controversial one when he made remarks about the september 11th attacks. ahmadnejad says he and most of the world, he believes, that the u.s. was behind that attack, and he suggests the u.n. create a fact finding panel to find out. president obama fired right back accusing ahmadnejad of making offensive and hateful comments. >> kelly: an american astronaut and two cosmonauts back on earth after a six month mission in spice. american trayssy dyson saying goodbyes at the international space station moments before leaving for earth. the three crew members expedition taking off after a
in from canada. usually it has suppressing air, rising air would get clouds. that's what we have down here along the coast of california. even radar returns here just outside of yuma on the border of arizona and california. but warm conditions will be rule today. a lot of dry conditions. temperatures still very warm. phoenix is holding on to 82. the areas that will be the hottest will be in the deserts. 98 in vegas. 106, phoenix. medford, 94. portland at 84. as i mentioned, seattle about eight degrees warmerarizona, as will be around 100. spokane, 80 degrees. that's a beautiful fall day. salem, oregon, 85. we'll take a peek at friday a little later. back to you. >> wow, i am jealous of the west coast today. i can tell you that much. >> they're not wearing the big high rubber boots. >>> oil claims, scary foreclosure numbers, mcdonald's threatens benefits. your early morning headlines are straight ahead. >>> plus, it's been quite a run lately fortin that faye. but wait, it gets even better. >>> a first for david ortiz. one of the craziest endings you'll ever see and a hair-raising tribute fo
officials are saying with tropical storm beryearl its wayo canada today this is video in cape cod. with the intensity far less intense. however, with a lot of rain in cape cod there was some area flooding, power outages. and also damage to the outer rings of north carolina and they're hoping that the tourists will return to the altar banks. apparently, everybody is thrilled. >> you can imagine that bring this closer to home, this is from our mount ptam and let us check-in with jacqueline. >> cooler weather continues into this weekend. a storm passing us to the north will bring us increase sea breeze when this. with fog coverage and cooler temperatures. cooler today, cooler on sunday and only 86, inland on sundays. we are going to see some of warming as we go into labor day. their reversal. at the sea breezes will be eliminated and the warmer dry air will warm out to dry air. and a perfect weather for labor day, and not too stifling. 84 are run the bay shore, and 70's on the bayshore we can look forward to that. as for this morning, to backtrack to to the extent of the fog. >> at 5
. hurricane and tropical storm warnings have been issued from north carolina to as far north as canada. >> for the latest on hurricane earl, the projected path, we'll go to meteorologist doug. >> we just got the latest. the winds have dropped. now down to 115 miles an hour, making it a minimal category 3 storm. this is a live shot. down at wrightsville beach, psych a little angry owing there but not too bad. the eye of the storm should pass just off the coast in about the next six to eight hours. that is when thing should start to go downhill. tow next couple hours we'll see this picture change dramatically. something else that has changed, the storm itself. last night around 11:00, it really looked like an amazingly strong storm. winds of 145 miles per hour. now those winds are down to only 115 miles per hour and it's expected to continue to weaken as it makes its way toward the north. the latest brand new track brings it off the coast of north carolina as a category 2. off our coastline as well by a category 2 as well. we could see some of the biggest concerns around our region. once
carolina to new england to canada as a massive storm bears down on the east coast. we'll get the latest from the director of the national hurricane center. he's standing by live. and russia's military is blowing up tanks and missile launchers with a lot of air. we'll show you what's behind this secret inflatable arsenal. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>> we begin with the breaking news. an oil and gas production platform caught fire in the gulf of mexico today about 100 miles off the coast of louisiana. mariner energy, the company that owns the platform, says the fire began at one of seven active wells connected to the rig. 13 workers were forced overboard, but the coast guard says no one was hurt. the coast guard reports an oil sheen, although the company says there was no hydrocarbon spill. production from the platform recently averaged about 9 million cubic feet of natural gas and 1,400 barrels of oil each day. let's get some more from cnn's tom forman who is working this story for us. what do we know, tom? >> reporter: hi, wolf, mainly what we don't know at this
that canada, and listen, let's not sugar-coat it. it's not that everybody in canada thinks there are no issues with immigration. but canada has developed a different view of immigrants that you argue is more welcoming. >> well, i just looked at the data. you know, people are yelling and screaming about this in arizona, and 15% of the work force or the population is immigrants. in the united states, the city with the highest percentage of immigrants is miami. it's about 35%. in toronto or vancouver, virtually half the people are immigrants or what we call in canada, new canadians. and i think, yeah, there are problems here in canada. but the problem is, should the immigrant who is driving a cab but has a degree in dentistry or law or health care, should they be able to use their skills fully and build the economy and and i'll tell you what's really interesting. over in vancouver, which has an equal percentage of immigrants and have been attracting immigran immigrants from asia, when microsoft had to build a new laboratory, it said we can't get the skilled people in the seattle area. they put it
whole lot worse. what about our friends in canada? what can they expect? >> well, they're going to get a direct hit as this system, they're going to get the next real landfall as it comes across. it's going to go over nova scotia, prince edward island, and on out into the rest of the maritime and it'll probably be going into what we call an extra tropical or more like a winter storm phase toward the end of that cycle but they'll certainly get the strong tropical storm force winds on nova scotia and prince edward island tomorrow as the storm goes through there. >> we wish them only the best. let's look ahead for the next month or two until the end of this hurricane season. what do we expect? >> well, you get plenty of storms during this peak of the hurricane season and as you can see on this animation, they're lined up pretty much all across afr kachlt the waves are coming across. here is one that came off yesterday that we're watching in our outlook. this was gaston. those are the next two in line from the so-called area. we're watching an area down here south of mexico and a system in
to forget our friends up there in canada, they are likely to see a landfalling tropical storm about 8:00 a.m. tomorrow morning. the bottom line is a glancing blow from a storm that once was a beast and now barely a hurricane. >>> a short time ago, officials lifted the evacuation order for dare county, north carolina, it was enough to cause flooding and power outages to thousands of people. considering that earl was a category 4 storm just yesterday, north carolina's governor says it could have been much worse. 12k >> we dodged a bullet, purely and simply, north carolina has dodged a bullet and we are glad that storm is out of our state. happy labor day weekend, it will be for north carolina. >> ron mott joins us from kill devil hills, ron, how is it looking out there. >> reporter: from a category 4 to a category 1. i can see just to our south here that there are some blue skies headed our way, and by about 3:00 or 4:00 eastern time, we're expected to be mostly sunny with temperatures rising rapidly back into the 90s here, it's going to be a great weather weekend for the labor day holiday.
into canada by this time tomorrow night. what do we owe for the nice timely shredding of this big storm? >> well, it was a combination of things, brian. the storm went through a cycle. it was a weakening ski ining cyt came to cape hatteras and the jet stream affected it. there's where the hurricane force sustained winds were. only about 60 miles off of cape hatteras last night. these were the hurricane-force gusts. we got 82, 83 mile an hour gusts on the cape. it did what it was supposed to do and we were just lucky. this is going to be one of those "could have been worse" situations. here we go into mid evening tonight. there you see tropical storm-force winds on cape cod there, the very tip of long island and the hurricane-force winds stay offshore. then late tonight and into early tomorrow, the end of the cape gets clipped and so does nantucket. there's still going to be problems there. even in the metro boston area, they have a flash flood watch for the boston providence corridor from fringe effects. by morning it's done. the weekend looks good, but we still have to get through this
. >> once a hurricane and now a tropical storm, earl is in canada after it skipped the new england coast where residents were preparing for a direct hit. jennifer davis reports. >> reporter: the east coast braced for a blowout, but earl just blew on by. cape cod woke up tie gorgeous day and now it's time to get back to business as unusual. earl weakening from a mighty hurricane to a tropical storm, still bringing with it plenty of wind and waves, but not nearly enough to bother weather- warned new englanders used to rougher weather. >> it's okay. >> reporter: did you notice it? >> not really. there were thunderstorms worse than that. >> reporter: signs came down in preparation for what could have been a serious blast with hurricane-force wind and rain burb those same signs are going back up and business owners hope it could be an economic viable labor day weekend. >> this was a nothing storm, as you might think. we have regular windy days here that are 50 miles per hour winds, southwesterly, not northeasterly, but this was a real bust. >> reporter: massachusetts suffered a few hundred
of commons in canada or britain the government has 76 and the opposition has 74. and -- >> neil: all it takes is one or two guys to have a head cold and you have a new government. >> get a casual vacancy and changes hands 75 each it stretches hands. >> neil: i read it may be the view here that the electoral map will shift dramatically one way. maybe austral is providing an example that the temprament of the people is more even than we think. >> i don't think you can draw comparisons between america and australia on this. i think there was great disappointment in australia that the government just scrambled back in its first term and the extraordinary situation of the prime minister being removed. >> neil: almost like a coup. >> it was. >> has that ever happened in your country? >> never since the states federated australia has a prime minister been knifed before he has complete the his first term. >> neil: why did they knife him? >> his polls fell and they thought they would lose the election if they left him there. >> neil: they didn't let grass grow under his feet. >> and then installed the
for the east cost of the united states. but what is earl dumping on canada? fox 5's glen talbot and american is in the weather center with the latest. >> reporter: it went right over nova scotia and my mother is there. i called her. she said plenty of rainfall and some really strong winds hit her area. let's take a look at earl right now. because it actually has maximum sustained winds at 65 miles per hour. racing northeast over the gulf of st. lawrence expected to pass over the extreme north eastern portion of quebec and newfoundland over the course of the night. still tropical storm warnings there, however. power outages and downed trees is what happened across the province of nova scotia as well. once it moves into the colder waters over the next 24 hours or so it will lose its tropical characteristics. here at home things are a lot calmer. pretty nice conditions. plenty of sunshine. a few clouds skirting to the north of us. other than that not bad. under the influence of a nice ridge of high pressure. the current temperatures 74 at national. 64 at baltimore. and 65 in dulles. and taking
out of canada moved into that region producing temperatures to produce a dusting of snow in that area. temperatures will climb up to the 60s this weekend. >>> how good does it feel to find a great bargain? according to a new study, it's just like sex apparently. english researchers found that shoppers experienced the same rush of endorphins when they hit a hot sale as they do when they're sexually turned on. 50 volunteers looked at pornographic pictures while scientists monitored their eye movements and brain activity. then clippings of shopping ads about we should note, the institute of promotional marketing conducted the study. >>> coming up, bermuda's bracing for a hurricane as igor swirls right toward that island. we've got a live report from bermuda next. >>> plus august was the worst month in foreclosures ever on record. words alone aren't enough. our job is to listen and find ways to help workers who lost their jobs to the spill. i'm iris cross. we'll keep restoring the jobs, tourist beaches, and businesses impacted by the spill. we've paid over $400 million in claims and set u
died as a result of this hurricane. one in new jersey, one off the coast of canada. it was due to rough seas. that was the big story as you look at the video coming out of block island. the good news is that earl is pretty much out of here. we still have active tropics. we're still in the peak of the hurricane season. two systems. a tropical low in the middle of the atlantic. it may reform into something. we're keeping an eye on it. closer to home, the one we're keeping an eye on. it's close to land. it's a low. it, as we track it, it sort of moves toward texas, the mexico border. all along texas, rough seas >> good morning. a spectacular day in our nation's capital. high pressure over head. it will lead to another wonderful day. high-temperature about 80 degrees. love humidity. it will be comfortable tonight down into the 50's. labor day, temperatures around mid 80's. >> thanks >> thanks so much. more on your sunday outlook later in the show. bianna, a little "american idol." >> dan is paying attention now. here's the big story of the morning. the biggest drama comes at the end of the
. they are next in earl's past and then on to canada. as far as what we've seen from the storm, a lot of winds down toward the south. and parts of north carolina on one of our weather underground sites. we did see a wind gust of up to 58 miles an hour and some unofficial reports of wind gusts close to hurricane force. that's really about it. the rain, 4.46 inches. our rain here, not much at all of only about a 10th of an inch of rain as the system moves out. we did see a peak wind gust of 36 miles per hour. that's officially at the airport. now with the beach forecast, if you're thinking about coming out and doing a little beach and boating, looking good. 79 degrees. winds out of the west northwest at 15 to 25 miles an hour. it will be a little breezy. some rough surf and some rip currents. watch out themselves may still not allow people in the water tomorrow. then for sunday, mostly sunny. 76 degrees. winds out of the west at about five to 15 miles per hour. so back out here again, a lot of people enjoying a great night tonight. it they'll enjoy a great sunset. and then what look to be a grea
of this hurricane. one in new jersey, one off the coast of canada. it was all due to rough seas. that was the big story as you look at this video coming out of block island. the good news is that earl is pretty much out of here. but we still have some active tropics. we're still in the peak of the hurricane season. two systems. here's a tropical low in the middle of the atlantic. it may reform into something. we're keeping an eye on it. closer to home, in the gulf of mexico, the one we're keeping an eye on. it's close to land. it's a low. it, as we track it, it sort of moves towards texas, the mexico border. al >> thanks so much. more on your sunday outlook a little bit later on in the show. bianna, a little "american idol." >> dan is paying attention now. here's the big story of the morning. the biggest drama comes at the end of the season usually. but this season, there's plenty of it before the audition begins. the show that launched some singing careers is getting an extreme makeover as another judge leaves. jeremy hubbard has the latest. >> reporter: with season ten auditions already under w
for information leading to an arrest. >> julie: hurricane ser8 gone but not before causing some trouble in canada. high winds and rain knocking out power and flooding streets in nova scotia. >> gregg: brand-new dynamic polls showing the economy is certainly slumping and that is dominant issue in the minds of most american voters. that is not the only concern weighing on americans heading into the midterm elections. laura ingle is live to break it all down. what are also voters talking about? >> the war in iraq, how well the president is doing and yes, a lot of concern about the economy. number one, when asked whether the obama administration has made the economy better or worse 47% feel the economy is worse because of the administration's effort while 36% say the economy is better. not surprisingly, 63% are more likely at 8% saying the obama administration made the economy better. independent voters were asked if the stimulus plan worked. the majority 57% think the $8900 billion stimulus plan hasn't worked. over one in three, 37% think it has helped the economy. >> gregg: the end of august will m
of fourth largest nation by a total area ranking behind russia and canada and just above or below china. chuck on independent line. caller: good morning. i think the problem with america, our politicians, they support the wealthy and not the american people. they support the corporations. and they want to talk about getting back to the constitution. they are actually doing the opposite. they are supporting the very few. host: so i am going to do the same with the. as america's strength its constitution? turn your complaints on its head and tell us what america's core competency is. caller: the strength is the middle class and for the country to thrive the middle class has to prosper. for the middle-class to prosper, we got to have jobs. for the last 30 years we have been basically on an outsourcing gimmick for the corporations and the wealthy to profit more and they don't really care about the american people. i don't think they are patriots and i don't think they christians. host: your estimation america's core strength is the strength of its middle class and for you the prescription t
of weather. igor hit parts of newfoundland, canada yesterday and scooting off to the northern atlantic. and this is from a tropical storm in the pacific. some of that will get into the desert southwest for flooding there. rain across south texas and severe weather threat across the northern tier as this front tries to cool things off. but ahead of it, it's going to be toasty. 85 in new york, 91 in d.c., there were a slew of highs yesterday, and even though tonight fall arrives, the heat will continue. >>> well, listen to this, a group of students from virginia tech, they won a competition in europe. it's called a solar decathlon. they were able to prove that they could build a solar-powered house and it be sort of comfortab comfortable. check it out in this week's "edge of discovery." >> reporter: welcome to the home of the future. when you wake up, the cold concrete floor warms up. your favorite music starts playing, and coffee begins to brew. and as you drive away, the house locks itself. >> the house is the solar house that gets all the energy from the sun. >> reporter: a group of v
for 33 trapped miners in chile. rescue workers brought in a new drill machine of canada to speed up the rescue. officials and engineers optimistic it may cut down the time to rescue those liners to maybe two months instead of four. >>> there's a new resident at 10 downing street in london, the home of the british prime minister. florence cameron made the public debut with her parents. prime minister david cameron and his wife samantha. she was born on august 24th. >>> and that wraps up this day for me. i appreciate that you watch. i hope you have a great holiday weekend. for those on the east coast, stay safe. i'll see you back here tuesday. andrea mitchell reports next and talking with labor secretary solis about the unemployment report. eve my worst symptoms without drowsiness... ...so i stay as alert and focused as someone without allergies. for me, claritin is the perfect allergy medicine. i only live claritin clear ♪ well, if you come from the hood ♪ ♪ or ya come from the burbs ♪ got the fellas up in here tonight ♪ ♪ ♪ we at the block party having fun ♪ ♪ so,
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, evacuations are on and all the way up the coast to canada, watches are up. north carolina's governor has now declared a state of emergency as the storm moves toward the state. forecasters say the strongest winds will likely hit the coast thursday night into friday morning and officials in north carolina are warning vacationers and residents alike to immediately leave isolated sections of the outer banks. >> the later that we were from told us last night, you know, starting at 5:00 this morning, they were mandatory. everybody had to leave. >> it's sad because like reality hasn't really set in because it's so beautiful out and it's like oh, i don't want to leave this. but it's like it's kind of like the calm before the storm. so just trying to keep it cool. keep a cool head and get out as fast as we can, i guess. >> get out as fast as you can. we're hearing of hundreds of cars backed up on the highways that connect the barrier island to the main land but this storm is expected to eventually affect tens of millions of people. team fox coverage. the path of the storm from the fox extreme weathe
and that's not the language i want them to go around as young girls saying. >> we're from canada. something like that was in our home city probably wouldn't last too long. >> reporter: another complaint i got wasn't about the appropriateness of the ad but how accurate it was. does this ad really show derriere diversity? >> not too much in favor of it. >> reporter: you're not? why not? >> uhm....... well, mostly because all of the asses in that ad are pretty equally beautiful in the normal understanding of a beautiful ass on a thin girl. >> reporter: this billboard is allies willed by cbs outdoor which is observed by the same company that owns kpix. cbs outdoor is solely responsible for determining what's appropriate and what's objectionable on its billboards. there is no government oversight. that was fine with most of the people we spoke with. it's all a matter of personal preference. >> i like the one on the right personally. >> reporter: in san francisco, i'm simon perez, cbs 5. >>> bad wi-fi service, dropped connections and internet videos that constantly stop and sputter. that could al
running for office. it is unheard of in great britain or canada for any party to ever think about changing the law to keep its competition off the bell. and the britain anyone can get on about -- to keep them off the ballot in this country. in canada but it only takes 100 signatures. it does not occur to people in most countries that is legitimate for two parties to get together and keep competition off the ballot. host: for those who tried to keep the parties off the ballots, what is the main reasoning? guest: it depends on whether they are talking honestly or not. if you want an example of an honest comment, i was at a georgia state legislative hearing once and a legislator on the elections committee said, i don't want no damn libertarian running against me. i appreciated that. when the law came before judges, the judges will not say something like that. they constantly tell us we are in danger of overcrowded ballots that will cause the utter confusion. the truth is, we suffer from under-crowded ballots. i have been tracking state legislative candidacies for 20 years. every election year
'll be surprised at how well the economy responds. now, canada did this in the 1990's. they are talking about it today in germany. there are examples we can look to to say, yes, we can give confidence to people, once we give them assurances that we will behave responsibly as leadership. so that is the way to do it in my opinion. failure to do it means we model along and we will have much slower growth. >> ok. our next question will address the sustainability of the american economy. the housing bubble is not the first and only bubble our economy has seen. government into many instances has been using a device by corporations to pass favorable laws that benefits each industry respectively. can the united states economy and tax base sustain the negligent behavior of some lawmakers who did not fully understand the economic consequences of the laws they pass and may be unaware of the law's effects on local communities resulting in economic disaster? >> the answer is, yes it can. it has in the past, and it will atgain. i have long said, and i am not in politics in that sense at all, but here is my
and e.u. on exchange of information. we work very closely with canada and mexico, our two neighbors. and so there is a huge amount of interaction at the international level but all designed to minimize the risk that a terrorist could either enter the united states or be plotting somewhere else to injure u.s. interests. >> senator mueller. >> senator, we've realized for a number of years, certainly before my time, that our success is in large part dependent on working with our counterparts overseas. we have over 60 legal offices in embassies around the world which we use as liaisons to our counterparts. we have since the 1970's a national academy in which we've brought in state and local law enforcement for a 10-week period for training. we have for many years included our foreign counterparts, whether it be from iraq or pakistan or afghanistan as part of those classes in an effort to educate persons as to what the f.b.i. does but also how the f.b.i. does it and what we do not do. in those relatively small ways but i think important ways we have developed persons that provide the rel
lucky here in the united states, our friends in canada won't be so lucky. earl is about to make landfall as a very strong tropical storm in nova scotia. so the most damage that earl will sprou going to happen take up this from halifax down to nova scotia. 70-miles-per-hour winds, but the storm is moving quickly. so by later today, the storm will be long gone. so what's next? september is the peak of the hurricane season. usually one storm after another. it looks like we'll miss the storm once again. this is a slow moving system, should be near puerto rico about five days from now, so we have plenty of time to watch it and there's no threat to the united states as we go through the labor day weekend. back to you. >>> overseas, they're still as cessing the damage this morning after a major earthquake in new zealand. it measure 7.1 and was centered on the south island just west of christ church, the country's second largest city. melissa stokes of tvnz is in christ church for us. we know there was certain for people trapped in rubble. what do we know about any rescues or casualties at this
the pier, splitting it in half. the majority of the east coast, from north carolina, to canada, is either under a tropical storm watch or a hurricane watch. rhode island, virginia, maryland, massachusetts and north carolina, all under states of emergency, following hurricane earl. to be ready, fema is sending 400,000 liters of water, 300,000 meals and 54 generators to ft. bragg, north carolina. and over 162,000 liters of water, 213,000 meals and 41 generators to massachusetts. there will be wind and waves and water on virginia beach for a while longer. but the big -- well, the big concern will be eastern massachusetts, cape cod and that coast of maine. george? >> okay, sam. thanks. >>> we're back at the smart screen right now. we want to use google earth to give you a little better sense of the winds being created by this hurricane and the storm path. the highest force winds are that purple, about 100 miles per hour, right near the eye of the storm. then, it spreads out to tropical storm winds in the gray and yellow. you see as we move up the coast, as sam was saying, when you get up to m
to ask a closing question, which we do invite the candidates to use. canada is, you will have one minute and 15 seconds for your answer, and the closing question actually comes in from a viewer, who once in a tonight how does your previous history of entwinement make you want the best candidates for the u.s. senate, and you will have the first response, mr. lamontage. but i think the moderator and the union leader for endorsing my campaign for the united states senate. i am probably -- i know i am the most experienced person here. i have worked as a business lawyer for over 20 years but i have worked in the private sector as a chairman of a credit union. i have dealt with health care and the issues we're facing. critical issues. i have the expertise to be ready on day one to serve you. our nation is in crisis. we need to nominate and elect the person who is ready on day one to advance the conservative agenda which washington is really crying out for, when the police and constitutional principles, of limited government, of a balanced budget, fiscal responsibility, and national security, t
to cape cod and the islands and perhaps maybe a direct landfall over atlantic canada, you guys, but i keep stressing a wonel to the left could mean the difference between a bad storm and a very dangerous storm. that could still make landfall somewhere along the east coast. water, still very warm, up until you get towards the east coast, and the water temperatures drop off and that's going to help weaken the storm, along with the trough that should kick the storm out to sea. but the timing of this trough is going to be essential, and there is some of the you have advisories that are out, which i just mentioned to you. so now, the latest right now from the national hurricane center, hurricane warnings in effect for parts of the mid atlantic region and, of course, watches extending all the way up now towards delaware. so this storm is getting stronger by the minute, and, of course, we are watching the track very carefully. i'll have all that updated information. i apologize, it really just came in before i came to air. so everything is fluid, jenna! jen no need to apologize. we know you're wo
europe were diverted to canada. once an airliner starts out over the pond with a point of no return, there had to be some complications. was there anything that turned out to be a problem? i know it was not simple. was the remedy to divert as many of those to canada as you could? did you turn some back? were there any glitches in that or someone got close to running out of fuel on the way across the land? >> those routes across the land in in the ocean are structured. they are required to have a certain amount of fuel in the event of emergency. they would have either gone back to europe or we have greenland, iceland, and the canadian provinces all the way down. i was not concerned about an aircraft getting to a place to land at all. i knew that our procedures in setting of the north atlantic tracks in this case provide for that contingency. >> the town of gander in newfoundland, there is an interesting story on that. they have 5000 people. 10,000 people landed that day on 9/11. [laughter] the town doubled in size. the people in gander to all of these people into their houses. it was
scotia on canada's east coast are cleaning up after tropical storm earl. it brought heavy rain and strong winds to the region over the weekend knocking down power lines and uprooting trees. >>> well, 69 cow pokes in mexico set a guinness world record over the weekend for the most people lassoing at the same time. men, women and children twirld their ropes for nearly three minutes to beat last year's record of only 23 people. set in texas, the event was part of an annual festival in guadalajara. >> that takes some talent. let's get a check of the weather right now from stephanie abrams who is in for al. hey, steph. >> i know i-carly is a big deal but also this cold weather is a big deal, too. are you ready for it? >> i so need a couple more days of it. >> a couple more days of heat before we get into the colder temperatures. >> 45 degrees this morning and i'm ready for 80s. >> forget about it. let's have a look at our forecast in our pick city. i'm going to take you into michigan, bay city, michigan. 77 degrees with a few scattered showers. otherwise look at the cool air from montana, wyom
in america, and canada, and our work force, our local people, we have the opportunity to add more jobs locally. >> reporter: the president's latest plan, a $200 billion tax break for businesses. is that what small businesses need right now? >> we need anything we can get. i would look into additional equipment to replace the equipment we have now. >> reporter: would that mean hiring more workers? >> it would. allow us to put on a surnt shift. we currently have about 27 employees now. i hope to have 50 with the next two years. modernize our production lines and get into a larger building. >> reporter: what do you think the government could do that it's not doing for small businesses? >> i think that as far as unemployment extensions go, they could limit the amount of extensions they put. we've had a help wanted sign out front for probably six months. people come in, fill out applications, but ultimately we end up just signing their slip that they've been here, that they've looked for a job. >> reporter: to get unemployment benefits? >> absolutely. they're telling me they're happy with t
, it really should be making its way up to eastern canada. precip, we could see a couple of inches on top of what we saw for portions of eastern north carolina, and the heaviest of rain really for new england and eastern long island, but the good news is we've downgraded the storm, so obviously, this is not up to date, so we're down to a cat one, but the track is basically the same, just brushing eastern massachusetts. so we could still see a big hit from the hurricane across this region and we're going to have to monitor that, but the good news is the storm is weakening and it's moving quickly, you know, so we can just cross our fingers jenna. that's the best case scenario and we'll all have a fantastic labor day weekend once earl is out of here. jenna: that sounds perfect, that's the way we want to end the weather report. i know you've got to get back and check those hurricane reports as well. still a cat 1-rbgs still a hurricane. we can't disregard that. >> we can't disregard that but it's weakening. jenna: good news. thank you very much. jon: the maps aren't to -- up to date because t
and consolidate the democratic vote so that drove across canada take much of that. kendrick meek can consolidate -- so that charlie crist does not take much of that. the kendrick meek also needs to consolidate the republican vote. independence made break the vote here. -- independents may break the vote here. you have obviously the most popular incumbent in harry reid, with the senate majority leader, but he is running against someone who has a not a lot of experience on the campaign trail and is prone to engage in her mouth before her brain. but the thing about nevada, there is another option on the ballot. it is called "none of the above." if you do not like your candidate, you can vote for no one. that might actually save leader reid. independents are not breaking strongly in the new direction. this will be closed until a election day. host: let's go to libby in nantucket on the independent line. do you have a specific race that you are watching? caller: we are here for the summer. the we reside in connecticut. are you doing all of this behind a desk in washington? and on to chris matthews be
through parts of atlantic canada. earl was the name, i'm president, i can't even remember my name, so i apologize. i didn't remember earl's name. bill: you remember janice! >> reporter: i have stuff written down, folks, it's all out the window. hermine formed overnight last night. i was hoping for an easy day in the weather center, not so much, guys. hermine, 45-mile per hour sustained winds. that's a tropical storm. we think hermine could reach 60 miles per hour as it makes landfall over night tonight on the border of mexico and texas and the legacy of this storm is going to be heavy rain. so yeah, we could see potential damage from this storm. just want to show you off shore winds, anywhere from 20-25 miles per hour, outer bands, already coming on shore for much of the coast of texas. so guys, we're going to be dealing with a tropical storm, unfort hrerbgs for your labor day and into tomorrow. you can see some of that rain moving into corpus christi, all the way up towards houston, and let's take a -- take a look at where we're going to see flooding, potential 2- 2-5 inches, isolated,
this on purpose so people do not know products' buying meat coming in from australia, mexico, and canada. i live on a very limited income, so i tend to buy the cheaper products. i was applying -- buying 1-pound chubbs of meat. there were some pretty gross things in there. i ask the person who worked there, and she told me, do not tell anyone i told you this because i could lose my job, but do not buy that product, it is garbage. guest: country of origin labels -- there are requirements. in a package of meat that i bought over the weekend, there were four countries listed. host: really, and they mix it all together? ground beef does not necessarily come from one count? really? -- from one cow? guest: part of the story of globalization is the globalization of our food supply. i think there is still a question, the side of clear the bridge is -- which could be a legitimate issue. there is also a question about whether or not the last place where the food passes through is labeled. sometimes where it is grown, raised is put on the label, but not where it is packaged. you do not know the trail of pla
't know about immigration statistics. if she moved from san antonio to canada, to get a healthcare job. that's good. that's all good moving from florida to get more sun. healthcare interacts with a lot of different sectors. they have spent an enormous amount of money in healthcare and the military. to shuffle around where we spend money on military bases, gave $2.2 billion to build the finest military medical center in the world. >> raleigh, north carolina, good morning. caller: good morning. host: you're on, ma'am. caller: i have bit of an issue with the comment made. i am a healthcare worker. i am an rn. when you mention the expansion of healthcare and the need for jobs. i have been in a heavy medical area in north carolina and a large proportion in this area are in one of tech jobs or nursing or medical field. my comment was, when you mentioned minimal training, you mentioned nurses as part of that. i think that's not necessarily true. there are a lot of good physicians with minimal training, as an rn. i took a little bit of objection to that because it made it sound like the people
that the northern government has signed with china and others, canada, even, and others who have interest in the oil. those agreements are going to have to be looked at, both by the north and south. it's not a matter of the south taking over and saying we are going to start afresh. those are agreements that have to be honored, or maybe can be renegotiated with the new independent government, but that's an area where there's need for cooperation between the north and south. another issue is what do you do with the citizenship issue. northerners will live in the south after the vote, and southerners who live in the north. what is their status? we won't want a situation where there's ethnic cleansing or people pushed out of their homes because they are not now consider add northerner or southerner or citizen of that new country. those are important issues that have to be addressed. finally, the real challenge for the oil is corruption. there's corruption in the national congress party and in the sudan people's liberation movement. there needs to be greater transparency, and checks put in place so that
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